Fifteen more women, who are alleged to be members of the Indigenous People of Biafra group, appeared in an Owerri magistrate's court and are being held at an Owerri federal prison. This brings the number of women in custody to 127. The Biafra people have been lobbying for their independence from Nigeria for many years, and has seen several leaders including Nnamdi Kanu, arrested and imprisoned.
Court Remands 15 More Pro-Biafran Women in Prison
Guardian, 24 August 2018
No fewer than 15 suspected female members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) were yesterday arraigned before an Owerri Magistrate's Court presided by S. K.… Read more »
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Detained Pro-Biafra Women to Undergo Pregnancy Test
Vanguard, 24 August 2018
The 114 Biafra women that were remanded in Owerri Prison would undergo pregnancy test, according to investigation by Vanguard yesterday. Read more »
The Indigenous People of Biafra has printed 40 million ballot papers to be used in the first phase of the referendum by Biafrans to determine their readiness to opt out of Nigeria. Read more »
Pro-Biafra groups have called for the sit-at-home protest to commemorate the anniversary of the defunct Republic of Biafra on May 30, the date the breakaway state declared ... Read more »
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